COVID-19 vaccine

For third time, KTR asks Modi government to set up vaccine certification and testing laboratory in Hyderabad

He also pointed out that Hyderabad has emerged as the vaccination capital of the world, as one-third of global vaccine supply is produced here.

published on : 20th June 2021

Roll out of Russian Covid vaccine Sputnik V delayed in Delhi

According to an official of Madhukar Rainbow Children's Hospital, there is a delay on the part of the suppliers.

published on : 20th June 2021

Can you mix and match COVID-19 vaccines?

Limited data suggests an AstraZeneca shot followed by the Pfizer shot is safe and effective. The combination also appears to come with a slightly higher likelihood of temporary side effects.

published on : 17th June 2021

COVID Think Tank | How did we make vaccines so fast?

Vaccines were being developed even 10 to 20 years ago when SARS, MERS were common, said renowned immunologist Dr Satyajit Rath

published on : 15th June 2021

Novavax says its Covid vaccine nearly 90% effective

These results assume significance for India as Centre had earlier indicated that about 20 crore doses of the vaccine may be available in the country between August-December. 

published on : 14th June 2021

Covid drugs, tools get cheaper, GST Council decides to maintain status quo on vaccine tax

No GST on black fungus medicine, rates cut for ventilators, sanitisers, test kits, ambulances

published on : 13th June 2021

Single-dose vaccine may be enough for people who have recovered from COVID, says study

The study comes at a time when the country is looking at vaccinating all eligible people (above 18 years) by the year end

published on : 11th June 2021

Over 1.63 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses available with states: Centre

The Centre has so far provided, both through the free of cost and through direct state procurement categories, more than 24 crore vaccine doses (24,60,80,900) to states and UTs.

published on : 6th June 2021

COVID vaccine crunch hits drive for 18+ in Chennai, those with comorbidities most affected

The corporation, which till recently was vaccinating around 20,000 people a day, was able to vaccinate only 5996 people on June 1

published on : 2nd June 2021

About 20% of Chennai's residents have got at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

On Tuesday, Chennai recorded one of its lowest vaccination numbers since the launch, with only 5996 persons getting the jab due to a shortage of vaccines

published on : 2nd June 2021

Tamil Nadu CM urges Centre to supply COVID-19 vaccines for June from this week

Stalin also renewed the appeal to start production of vaccines at the Integrated Vaccine Complex at Chengalpattu at the earliest

published on : 2nd June 2021

TN to suspend COVID-19 vaccination till June 5 due to shortage of jabs: Health Minister

Addressing reporters at the Chengalpettu Government Hospital, Health Minister Ma Subramanian said that the vaccines will be exhausted by Tuesday evening

published on : 1st June 2021

The great jab giveaway: enticements offered to boost vaccine take-up

Australian airline Qantas has stepped in with prizes for the vaccinated in a bid to try to up the immunity rate -- which is currently around two percent -- and allow the firm to get back to business.

published on : 31st May 2021

Many turned away as Chennai corporation vaccinating only select categories in 18-44 age group

"If those who don't belong to these specific categories come for vaccination, we will have to send them back. Our instructions are to cover only those in the categories mentioned," said an official

published on : 27th May 2021

After TN request, Centre to decide in a week on handing over Chengalpattu vaccine unit to state

TN CM has requested PM Modi to hand over the complex that is lying unused even as the country is facing a shortage of COVID-19 vaccines

published on : 27th May 2021
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